January 06, 2021

1. Jorge Gustavo Caicedo, president, invites the members of the Steering Committee to take the floor and to present the goals they feel are important to achieve this year and that they would like to work on.<br><br>2. Butholezwe Kgosi Nyathi would like to continue putting together the ICH NGO Newsletter and to promote the activities of the Forum through social media.<br><br>3. The President of the Steering Committee will send a call to all NGOs to invite them to participate in an ad hoc working group with representatives from all regions to prepare a background note on the pros and cons of the application of article 21 of the Bylaws as requested by the General Assembly at its last meeting.<br><br>

2019 14COM Bogotá (INTERVENTION 14 December)

1. Let me first to address the issue of advisory functions that the Committee wishes accredited NGOs...

December 16, 2020

1. The Vice-Chair Jorge Gustavo Caicedo presents the main outlines of the report, which is available...

Reggae groove kicks off 15th Intangible Heritage Committee session online

The warmth of reggae marked the opening on 14 December of the 15th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, chaired by H.E. Ms Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport of Jamaica. More than 800 online participants in nearly 140 countries are registered to attend six online sessions chaired from Jamaica with the support of UNESCO’s Secretariat in Paris. During the opening, UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azouley stressed that “intangible heritage is indeed a powerful way of healing the wounds in our societies. This is true for tears in the social fabric; it is also true for the...

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  Announcement of the 3rd annual Jeonju International Awards for Promoting Intangible cultural Heritage (JIAPICH)

INVENTORIES

  Art of crafting and playing Mbira/Sansi, the finger-plucking traditional musical instrument in Malawi and Zimbabwe

ICHGRAM

  Reggae groove kicks off 15th Intangible Heritage Committee session online

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